Monthly Archives: February 2016

Striking portrait, young woman, 1860

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Beatrice Rice Lee, c. 1920s, Canada

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Warsaw Ghetto destroyed, Jews “Forcibly pulled out of dug-outs”

This picture broke my heart knowing the horrible agony and murder awaiting these Jewish men, women, and children. It’s almost too sick to believe it is a real photo, but it is, taken by German propaganda. Their title of the … Continue reading

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Berenice Abbott, Interference Pattern, 1958–61

for more see this page: https://brieencounter.wordpress.com/2012/05/03/berenice-abbott/

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Nightwatch , 1642. 

“On June 30, 1945, Rembrandt van Rijn’s masterpiece, Nightwatch (Militia Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq), was formally unrolled at the Rijksmuseum after having been returned to Amsterdam by the Dutch canal system on a special boat. The painting had spent … Continue reading

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William Parker Lyon, owner of Pony Express Museum, playing cards, c 1948,California

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Cecil Beaton, Ballgowns by James, 1948

Photo By Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Beaton / Vogue / Condé Nast Archive. Copyright (c) Condé Nast

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Lights from Empire State Building, 1956, Associated Press

 

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Fashion model with llamas, Cusco, Peru,

from  Harper’s Bazaar, 1952  

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Fur in the Fashion Industry, artwork, Denmark

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